Academics & Non-Credit
Credit and Non-Credit Programs
Garrett College offers credit and non-credit options that put you on your way to success. Choose from credit degrees, certificates, non-credit workforce programs, workforce training or personal interest courses.
Non-credit & Workforce
Advance your job skills in a non-credit program, technical training or complete your GED®.
Industry and Interest
|Area of Interest||Certificate||Degree Program||Transfer Option*||Industry Credential||Workforce Development|
|Adventure Sports Management|
|Construction & Building Maintenance|
|Fine and Performing Arts|
|Graphics & Web Design|
|Mathematics & Science|
|Social & Behavioral Sciences|
Industry credentials refer to certification issued by an occupational or industry group to demonstrate competency or completion of training for a particular job category. Many jobs require some form of industry certification as a prerequisite to hiring. Credentialing provides employers with the candidate’s technical qualifications. Continuing Education & Workforce Development programs in Welding, Medical Coding & Billing, and Building/Property Maintenance Technician all offer credentials.
Garrett College offers certificate programs to provide job entry skills and knowledge that lead to gainful employment. Certificate programs are designed to be completed in a shorter time than a traditional two-year college degree. Many of Garrett’s certificates can be completed with 24 college-level credits.
Workforce Development training programs include CDL/Truck Driving, Machining, Paramedic, Veterinary Assistant, and a variety of Allied Health career programs designed to enhance your employability in today’s job market with an industry recognized certificate or credential. Offered through Continuing Education & Workforce Development, the majority of courses can be completed by attending part-time classes in the evenings and on weekends.
Garrett College offers five distinct associate degrees. Within these degrees there are a variety of programs and concentrations available to meet student learning needs and future goals.
Transfer options include concentrations within degree programs at Garrett College, such as mathematics/science, social and behavioral sciences, elementary education, business management & entrepreneurship, etc. Non-Degree Transfer Programs such as pre-nursing, pre-physical therapist assistant, pre-radiologic technology are also included in this category as these programs prepare students for application to programs at nearby Allegany College of Maryland.